Owls

Video shows driver intentionally run over gopher tortoise outside Pinellas County school

The Pinellas County Sheriff's office is looking for a driver who appeared to intentionally drive over an endangered gopher tortoise Saturday …

Tampa Bay

Owl Prowl gives Lee’s Summit library audience a firsthand look at a majestic bird

Swoop, a spectacular Eurasian eagle-owl, effortlessly wrapped the audience around his talon during Saturday morning’s “Owl Prowl” program at the …

Birds

5 Pop-Up Campsites in England

<b>If you’re always on the look-out for a new place to pitch your tent, how about trying one of these pop-up campsites open during the school holidays</b> …

National Parks

Don't let the feds kill this critical environmental law

The National Environmental Policy Act sounds bureaucratic, scientific and slow — and sometimes it is. But without it, creatures like the Mexican …

Forests

Florida Atlantic University - Jewish College Guide – The Forward

#79, overall score 53.75/100<p>Fun Fact:<p>The Audobon Society has designated FAU as a burrowing owl sanctuary.<p><b>Why should Jewish students attend FAU?</b> In …

College & University

Shore thing: Owls make the trip to Morey's Pier after Cape May practice

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Recruitment

How to Scare Owls Away From a Property

The horned owl is a predator that is known to eat livestock and household pets.<p>Step 1<p>Secure your livestock. While you work on removing the owls from …

Birds

Early birds and night owls are born, not made. Sleep patterns are the most obvious manifestation of the highly individualized biological clocks we inherit, but these clocks also regulate bodily functions from digestion to hormone levels to cognition. By understanding and respecting our internal time, we can live better.

Early birds and night owls are born, not made. Sleep patterns may be the most obvious manifestation of the highly individualized biological clocks we …

Harvard

Big Boi Says Signing Killer Mike And Janelle Monaé Are His Greatest Accomplishments Outside Of Outkast

<b>Big Boi</b> recently appeared on <i>The Daily Show</i> with <b>Trevor Noah</b>, where the rapper discussed his current obsession with owls, Atlanta’s recent growth, and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Summer of Muni: Riding the late-night Owl lines

A San Francisco dad and his two kids will attempt to ride every Muni line—from terminus to terminus—this summer<p><i>Inspired by San Francisco Chronicle journalists Peter Hartlaub and Heather Knight, who</i> <i>embarked on a the entirety of Muni in a single day</i><i>, one father and his two kids will ride every Muni</i> …

San Francisco

Children's Book Review: Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, Author, John Schoenherr, Illustrator Philomel Books $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-399-21457-8

Owl Moon<p><b>Jane Yolen, Author, John Schoenherr, Illustrator</b> Philomel Books $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-399-21457-8<p>More By and About This Author<p>A girl and …

Books

Sleep-deprived neighbors want baby barn owls to be quiet

<b>DEAR JOAN:</b> My neighborhood has had a very annoying disturbance occurring for the past three weeks from a nest of barn owls in a high palm tree.<p>A …

Birds

For Burrowing Owls, the Future Depends on Squirrels, Badgers and Prairie Dogs | Blog | Nature | PBS

Burrowing owl peers out from its burrow. California, USA. © Tom Vezo/ Nature Picture Library<p><b>Nature is filled with examples of one species benefiting</b> …

Birds

Sheffield Wednesday: Owls confirm they are under transfer embargo

<b>Championship side Sheffield Wednesday are under a transfer embargo and have been since April.</b><p>Chairman Dejphon Chansiri confirmed the Owls are subject to the temporary sanctions at a fans forum on Monday.<p>BBC Radio Sheffield understands the Hillsborough club are in dialogue with the English Football …

Profit

Abusive Sheffield Wednesday fans ‘make my family feel scared’, chairman Chansiri tells fans’ forum

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY chairman Dejphon Chansiri has spoken of his unease at social media abuse from sections of the club’s supporters, which he says is …

Leeds

800 bicyclists participate in Owl Ride from downtown to Aksarben

Despite the apprehension of some beginners, bicyclists by the hundreds made the steep climb up Farnam Street from downtown Saturday night as part of …

Disability

Night owls more open to casual sex | The Mercury

Whether you’re a morning or evening person can influence your attitude to sex, a study claims. Night owls who wake up later and stay up longer tend …

Travel (South Africa)

Wild burrowing owl who dug into recovery program welcomes 5 chicks

A new nest of burrowing owls, hatched by an aggressive female who pushed her way into a recovery program for the endangered birds, has researchers …

Birds

Fountain that cost £1.9m to renovate is turned off 19 days later after locals played in it

A fountain that cost £1.9m to renovate has been turned off just weeks after it was unveiled to the public after people ignored the signs to stay out …

Northern Ireland

Kramberger: Music for the masses at Hudson festival

If you’re looking for a summer cultural excursion, consider the Hudson Music Festival (Aug. 3-12), which also overlaps with the Off-Island town’s …

Music

Taking out our failures on things down the food chain

Sen. Maria Cantwell is getting blasted this week for proposing to shoot up to 900 sea lions a year to help struggling salmon runs. She deserves the …

Columbia River

Apparent lightning strike downs tree in Greenwood Cemetery that once housed bald eagles, owls

A pine tree that once housed a family of great horned owls in Greenwood Cemetery was splintered by an apparent lightning strike Wednesday …

Weather

Raptor portraits show personality, attitude

Book has 70 photos of 25 species

Birds

New York state expands popular grassland bird area

New York is buying 180 acres to expand a wildlife area that's a popular destination for birders looking for snowy owls and other rare birds of …

Birds

How Can a Night Owl Sleep Better?

Night owls may have a condition called delayed sleep phase syndrome and may be at higher risk for serious health consequences and social impacts. …

Sleep

Narwhal Camp 2018: A new team member - Thin Ice Blog

Collared lemming<p>In the midst of an Arctic rainstorm, a new team member joins us. The cutest in camp, this tiny lemming, or <i>avinngaq</i> in Inuktitut, has …

The Arctic

PA's First 2018 West Nile Virus Case Reported Near Pittsburgh

Spraying begins Wednesday in Pittsburgh and several western Pennsylvania communities to thwart the spread of the virus.<p>PITTSBURGH, PA - …

West Nile virus

Owl Underground: A Summer Encounter with Burrowing Owls

A hoot in the heat: meet the little owl that lives underground.

Birds

Yours and Owls festival jumps on the plastic-free bandwagon

This year's Yours and Owls festival is the second major Australian music event to forgo single-use plastics this year, following Splendour In The …

Sustainability

A new fellowship of the rings is born

<b>By Dúlra</b><p><b>UNTIL</b> three months ago, local environmental champion Aidan Crean had never seen a barn owl – which is why he looks so ecstatic this week in …

Birds